Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Double summer squash flower
by AlwaysHotinFL Today at 10:49 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by AlwaysHotinFL Today at 10:45 pm

» N & C Midwest: April 2017!
by CitizenKate Today at 9:28 pm

» Please comment on the plant layout for 2017
by greenthumbtobe Today at 9:01 pm

» Sprouting seeds
by trolleydriver Today at 8:44 pm

» Japanese Beetle Grub Insecticide
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:42 pm

» Why are there jerks like this?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:35 pm

» My "Old Deck" Table Top Garden today
by nrstooge Today at 7:15 pm

» GF Collard Greens, Kale Recipes
by MBroman Today at 5:50 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by plantoid Today at 4:55 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 4:15 pm

» garden ready need better weather
by bigblue94 Today at 2:54 pm

» New England April 2017
by CAgirlinMA Today at 1:35 pm

» Spaghetti Squash Recipes
by newbeone Today at 1:15 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Today at 12:10 pm

» Amaranth
by trolleydriver Today at 12:04 pm

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals Today at 11:52 am

» Hullo from SW Ohio
by MBroman Today at 11:32 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 Today at 10:52 am

» Hello from SE Michigan
by Cindy G Today at 10:31 am

» Geezer's 17
by RC3291 Today at 10:03 am

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:41 am

» Ants.
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:37 am

» to solarize, or not...I'm torn
by AtlantaMarie Today at 7:27 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in April 2017?
by Kelejan Today at 1:12 am

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos Yesterday at 11:14 pm

» Old roots
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:10 pm

» Sub Irrigation Planter
by CitizenKate Yesterday at 8:24 pm

» Volunteer Lettuce?
by donnainzone5 Yesterday at 5:29 pm

» Worm Tube?
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:32 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

New to SF gardening

View previous topic View next topic Go down

New to SF gardening

Post  mvance-radford on 3/16/2012, 12:02 pm

Hello All. My name is Marianne..I don't really have a green thumb (all my previous attempts at gardening have failed miserably) but after reading about SFG, I decided and am determined to give it another try. I have two raised beds 3x6 with a small 3x3 addition to each one. I live in zone 8b (Paso Robles, CA). I am looking forward to as much advice and help as possible. Thanks
avatar
mvance-radford

Posts : 1
Join date : 2012-03-15
Location : Paso Robles

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  JK on 3/16/2012, 12:09 pm

Im to new myself to be offering much in the way of advice but I can say . From my experience so far you have come to the right place.

JK

Male Posts : 123
Join date : 2011-12-06
Age : 30
Location : Macon, Georgia

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  quiltbea on 3/16/2012, 12:39 pm

Welcome to the forum. I'm too far north to offer you much advice, but those in your area are bound to chime in if you pose a question.

Generally speaking, this is the easiest way to garden for young and old alike. Enjoy.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4629
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  gwennifer on 3/16/2012, 12:58 pm

Hello and to the forum!

Just want to say good for you for giving gardening another try! Everybody is really friendly around here and you should have no trouble getting the help you need to get started and keep going. So glad you found us. Keep us posted on your progress and we love to see pictures!
avatar
gwennifer

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1413
Join date : 2011-05-11
Location : Vancouver, WA

View user profile http://www.bluekeypm.com

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  sfg4uKim on 3/16/2012, 1:21 pm

Hi and welcome to the Forum.

____________________________

I have seen women looking at jewelry ads with a misty eye and one hand resting on the heart, and I only know what they're feeling because that's how I read the seed catalogs in January - Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle


sfg4u.com
FB: Square Foot Gardening 4 U



avatar
sfg4uKim

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 1913
Join date : 2010-09-30
Age : 58
Location : Glen Burnie, MD

View user profile http://sfg4u.com

Back to top Go down

Welcome

Post  curio on 3/16/2012, 2:38 pm

If you haven't done so already, please be sure to buy the book "All New Square Foot Gardening" (2006), as it has all the backbone of information that you'll need.

One of the most important things is to NOT skimp on your ingredients, as there is a solid and sound reason behind the correct blend.
avatar
curio

Posts : 388
Join date : 2012-02-22
Location : Maritime Pacific Northwest zone 8A/B with ugly heat scale

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  Lindacol on 3/16/2012, 3:42 pm

glad you\'re here
Look for the central & northern CA section of the forum. There is some excellent info there for your area.

Also if you have gophers like I do, put wire bottoms an all your boxes. I had my first successful garden last year using SFG with wirw bottoms on all boxes and planted a few extra things in gopher cages.
avatar
Lindacol

Posts : 777
Join date : 2011-01-23
Location : Bloomington, CA

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: New to SF gardening

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum